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I sent away for mine from an ad in the back of a magazine in 1983. The face had a pattern of bricks on it. I think it cost $35.
 

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I actually bought my first one only 6 or 7 years ago and it was on this forum. I hadn't really been a fan of digital, but I kind of fell in love with a Black Helios Frogman.
 
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It was 1989, and one of my co-workers had a DW-5600 and I wanted one. Went to the BEST Catalog Store (now defunct) in Torrance, CA (I was living in Southern California at the time) and bought a black one for $39.00. A few months later, I bought a yellow one. Both were screwback models and all stainless steel.

I always wore the black one and went through 2 straps and 3 batteries on it. In 2007, I sold it to a collector on eBay for over $90. In 2002, I sold the yellow one for over $125. Wish I would have kept them both!!!
 

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G7900-1 bought in 2011.
Was after a new watch for Xmas.
Can't remember why I wanted a G, but it sure sparked a fire.
 

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Received my first one, a DW-6900 in 1996 from my grandfather, though I picked it out of the catelogue myself. I remember wanting a mudman at the time, but was given a 11,000 JPY budget

First I bought myself was in 2012, a G-5600E as a first watch I bought with money I made myself, that watch rekindled my passion for G. Still got both in working order
 

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My first Casio was a F-28W which i saw in many store windows at around 1992.
Back then i had a tight budget and found the 15$ for it quite expensive.
Usual no-name digitals were floating the market back then for 5$ or so.

So i bought this premium price digital... :)
It lastet like 18 years on its first battery, so it was worth the premium price tag! ;-)
It lived long enough to get digitally pictured.
I killed it by trying an battery exchange shortly after this pic was taken.... :-(

 

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I had my first Casio way back in December 1979!
It was the 58F-8 and was a Christmas present purchased from an electrical shop here in the UK called Dixons.
It was my first LCD watch after having an LED watch which was pretty rubbish.
As a school boy at the time, it seemed like awesome technology and about three of my friends also had the same watch, it was like being in the Jetsons!
I still have the watch, it works perfectly, even the back light still works.
Unfortunately, the resin strap deteriorated many years ago.
Here is the actual watch, nearly 37 years old!!!!
 

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it was 2010 l wanted a large watch but they are expensive (always liked citizen but they're another $ level)
gshock seemed to be a good option but for the price range that time were 5600 or 9052
went for 9052 which l used for 3 yrs and got bored
dec 2015 l bought a 6900ms more for the looks and gave the forgotten 9052 to my dad
planning to buy another standard G (positive display) for daily use maybe 5600 or another 6900
if my wrist wasn't that thin l'd go for 7900
 

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I got my first G-Shock back in 2006. It was a typical black DW-6900. I still have the watch, but resin rot has damaged it, so no longer do I use it.
 

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Got my first G back in the early 2000's, a GW330A. How? I handed my suitcase of cash to the dealer called Sam Walton, and he handed me the watch. ;-)
 

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Tuesday, June 19th 2001, I bought a DW6900 at Zellers (a crappy Canadian retailer) and have been a fan ever since. I wish I still had it, didn't even have a G on the light button just the 2 lines, was made in korea.
 

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My first g was a ga-1000 in orange, because I was buying basically every black/orange watch I could find. Since then I've switched to buying basically every g-shock I can find. :)
 

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1983, taking SCUBA lessons. My dive instructor and friends who were already certified all said the same thing: "Get a G-Shock." Since there was only one model then, the choice was easy. :)
 

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I do not find the model and picture of my first G-Shock, year 2003, metal bracelet, frontal frame protection... Letter bicolor, black or red, selectable...
Is there a site with all models from 1983?

Thanks

Watches: G-Shock Rangeman GW-9400 - Mudmaster GWG-1000
 
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